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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Belgium must go wind, stop nuclear

Feature story | 3 July, 2002 at 0:00

Activists from the Greenpeace Choose Positive Energy Tour have sent a clear message to Belgian leaders that they must end the country's reliance on risky and expensive nuclear power.

Alstrom - Investing in Global Warming

Publication | 2 July, 2002 at 0:00

“More than ever, it is in our interest to meet environmental demands for sustainable development.” - It’s a paradox of today that a statement as seemingly unequivocal as this made by a global energy industry giant will likely turn out to be among...

Thai girl with pinwheel.

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Thai girl with pinwheel.

Nuclear site in Takahama

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Nuclear site in Takahama, Japan, under heavy guard for loading of rejected plutonium MOX fuel, which is being returned to the UK by ship.

Our correspondent in Johannesburg reports

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Our correspondent in Johannesburg reports about something fishy happening inside the summit.

The Japanese nuclear industry at Takahama

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

The Japanese nuclear industry at Takahama loading BNFL plutonium mox fuel to be returned to Sellafield, UK in July 2002.

Jørgen Møller

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Jørgen Møller-Rasmussen and Danish timber trading company DLH are wanted for crimes against the planet.

Norman Askew

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Norman Askew, Chief Executive of BNFL, is wanted for crimes against the planet.

Norman Askew

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Norman Askew, Chief Executive of BNFL, is wanted for crimes against the planet. You can get your own BNFL WANTED poster below.

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